Nine students fall ill as callous authorities serve dead rat-infected food

A dead rat allegedly found in the dinner served to students of a government residential school in Hardauli village in the district made nine children severely ill, a government official said.

The students in the age group of five to 12 years, started vomiting as one of them found a dead rat in the food served to them last night, Government medical officer, Dr R S Verma said.

On being informed about the incident, a team of doctors rushed to the school, Verma said, adding, all the children are better now.

Meanwhile, official sources said an inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

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